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Daniel Fienberg

Chief Television Critic

Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg joined The Hollywood Reporter in 2015. A former president of the Television Critics Association, Fienberg also hosts THR's weekly television podcast, TV's Top 5, with Lesley Goldberg. If that's not enough Fienberg content, subscribe to THR's Now See This newsletter, which offers recommendations, reminders and silly puns every Friday afternoon.

More from Daniel Fienberg

‘The American Buffalo’ Review: Even Not-Peak Ken Burns Is Still Worth a Watch

Burns' new four-hour PBS doc studies the species' symbolism, its brutal near-extinction and the complicated and sometimes heroic struggle to bring the buffalo back.

‘John Carpenter’s Suburban Screams’ Review: Peacock’s Ho-Hum Horror-Doc Hybrid Fails to Live Up to Its Title

The 'Halloween' auteur goes behind the camera for one of six episodes in this re-enactment-heavy anthology series.

Critics’ Conversation: The Great TV Slowdown (Sorta)

THR TV critics survey a sparse, strike-struck landscape, finding solace in an under-the-radar anti-capitalist satire on Peacock and a sharp portrait of an aspiring Black British filmmaker.

‘Bargain’ Review: Paramount+’s Korean Thriller Is Preposterous, and Preposterously Entertaining

Prostitution and human-trafficking take a backseat to survival in Jeon Woo-sung's six-episode drama, set in an earthquake's aftermath.

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 50 Best TV Shows of the 21st Century (So Far)

Over the course of a few months, several Zoom meetings, lots of emails and countless Excel spreadsheets, three THR TV critics joined forces to hash out, and rank, what they consider the greatest shows since 2000.

‘Found’ Review: NBC Procedural Saddles Shanola Hampton With Too Much Twist-Driven Silliness

The 'Shameless' star plays the leader of a team of specialized investigators tackling the missing persons cases that slip through the police cracks.

‘Loki’ Review: Season 2 Brings More Likable Pointlessness, Plus Ke Huy Quan

Something is wrong with the timeline and only Loki, Mobius and a new character played by the 'Everything Everywhere All at Once' Oscar winner can save the universe in new episodes of Marvel and Disney+'s dramedy.

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Reservation Dogs’ Finale Caps an Unlikely and Magical Series to Cherish

Sterlin Harjo's Oklahoma-set series concludes its three-season run with a funeral, a spiritual send-off and plenty of showcase moments for its fictional Indigenous community and its real-life ensemble.

‘Gen V’ Review: Amazon’s ‘The Boys’ Spinoff Refreshes the Snark-and-Gore Formula

The team behind the hit vigilante series shifts its focus from the corporate world to the campus, tracking the subversive, frequently gross adventures of new potential heroes at a superpowered university.

‘The Fall of the House of Usher’ Review: Mike Flanagan’s Netflix Bloodbath Delivers Blunt Payback to Pharmaceutical Dynasty

The horror auteur uses his familiar acting troupe and the works of Edgar Allan Poe as the backdrop for an eight-episode takedown of an opioid-pushing family that somewhat resembles the Sacklers.

‘Krapopolis’ Review: Dan Harmon’s New Fox Animated Comedy Is Atypically Bland

Set in the semi-mythological world of ancient Greece on the eve of civilization, the show has a vocal cast including Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Pam Murphy and Duncan Trussell.

‘Sly’ Review: Netflix’s Sylvester Stallone Doc Is Alternately Illuminating and Evasive

The star is the subject of a film by Thom Zimny that includes Henry Winkler, Quentin Tarantino and Arnold Schwarzenegger among interviewees.